Calif.-based Omnitrans' Go Smart program a huge success

Omnitrans launched Go Smart as a pilot for the 2011-2012 school year by partnering with California State University, San Bernardino; Chaffey College; Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College to offer free, unlimited bus rides to more than 50,000 college students.

Tucson, U. of Arizona partner on streetcar safety

The city’s public relations team for the streetcar created an online safety campaign that provides videos and tips on how to safely maneuver along the corridor. Meanwhile, the university is working with the city to continue classes to teach bicyclists how to bike safely along the tracks.

Va. Tech adds solar-powered bus shelter

The 12-foot shelter, purchased from Tolar Manufacturing Company Inc., is equipped with a solar light bar.

LSU may raise student transportation fees

Students now pay a $35 mass transit fee under required fees, but may be paying about $71 for Parking and Transportaion to keep the same service.

N.J. colleges get new shuttle service

Bergen Community College's shuttles will transport students between the school’s Lyndhurst and Paramus campuses. A three-year Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality grant from the FTA for $211,612 each year is supporting the service.

U. of Texas pilots late-night ride program

A primary focus of the uRide service is the initiative to work against drunk driving and drunk driving-related accidents.

BYU transportation event gives students car alternatives

Services being promoted at the event to help students reduce transportation expenses include Hertz 24/7, The Ryde, Zimride, Bike Sharing and Utah Transit Authority.

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